Agricultural Communications

Spreading knowledge to the world.

The agricultural communications major combines the study of agricultural sciences, practices and policy with the study of communications media and methods. Professional communicators in agriculture are vital to relaying crucial scientific or technical information from scientists to producers to businesses to consumers. As an agricultural communicator, your career may be in mass media, advertising, public relations, sales and marketing or government.

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As an agricultural communications major, you’ll take basic agriculture classes as well as chemistry and biology to ensure your understanding of agricultural issues. You’ll also take a variety of classes through the School of Communications and Journalism, including public relations, marketing, journalism, radio, television and film. The major in agricultural communications requires an internship or journalism workshop.

AGRICULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS CURRICULUM MODEL

          Law and public policy Public relations
          Product marketing Corporate communications
          Commodity sales Social media management
          Audience and market research Journalism
          Media strategy Web and digital communications
Rosa Cantrell
HIGHLIGHTS Education:Agricultural Communications Graduation:2010 Current Position:Real Estate Assistant, Berkshire Hathaway HomeService Preferred Real Estate Current Location:Auburn, AL WHAT ARE YOUR…
Kiley Harper-Larsen
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Katie Jackson
Owner of KLI Communications and Freelance Writer and Editor — Opelika, Alabama…
Andrew Sims
As the Communications Director of the Birmingham Association of REALTORS®, Andrew's job is to lead and strategize new and exciting…
Ashley Grant
Web Division Manager and Social Media Director at Ranch House Designs, Inc. — Wharton, Texas…
Katlin Mulvaney
Field Marketing Manager, Rabo Agrifinance — Wichita, Kansas…
Anna Leigh Peek
ABOUT ANNA LEIGH After growing up on a row crop farm in Elkmont, Alabama, Anna Leigh Peek arrived at Auburn…

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